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Vaulted ceiling Living Room with solid fuel stove
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fully fitted kitchen with views of church second image of living area.
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8 reviews
Vaulted ceiling Living Room with solid fuel stove
fully fitted kitchen with views of church
second image of living area.
Bedroom 1 with en suite
bedroom 2 with en suite
Some of the gardens around the main house
View of the church - our next door neighbour!
kitchen
Image of garden and parking area from front door.
Quick shot of outside..
En suite #2
Taken through kitchen window.
From front door, looking out.
From front door, looking in!
En suite #1
Beautiful living room with wood burning stove.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Thomastown, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny

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Very good - based on 8 reviews
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David P
Universal City, Texas
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92 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful Vacation Rental House”
Reviewed 22 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The owner, Lorraine, and her family were the perfect hosts for these first-time visitors from the States (a couple in their early 60's with a late 30's daughter). Once I booked, we conversed briefly on-line which set my mind to ease. We arrived, and while she was out of the village at the specific time of our arrival (because we took our time sight-seeing on the way down from Dublin), was able to call the cell and received good info on how to find the actual rental location. The hosts were available throughout our stay, but in our case, we did day trips down to Kilkenney, Youghal, Cork, Waterford and Wicklow. Wonderful place to base from on the Southeast part of the Republic of Ireland. The pictures are very accurate, and everything was explained verbally, plus a notebook detailing the same information. We spent 3 nights out of 11 on our Ireland self-guided tour, and wish we had booked 4-5 nights. So much to see and do in the immediate and surrounding area! The town itself has a large (by Irish standards) grocery on one main road out of town and many "village centre" shops, restaurants and pubs. One pub had an "off-premise" license which allowed for purchasing and bringing adult beverages back to this quaint but modern rental. Inside a gated area gave us an extra sense of security. Even though it was August, we had a fire every night that truly set the mood. This truly was one of the "Gems of Ireland" during our 2-week visit!

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Liked best: The closeness of the Village while still being away from the heart of the village.
Liked least: Not a thing!
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
23 Aug 2015
David, Karen and Stephanie! Thank you so much for the lovely review and I'm so pleased you all enjoyed your time at Chapel View Cottage. It's lovely to hear that you found it central for all your sightseeing trips and even nicer to know that you looked forward to coming back in the evening to relax and unwind here! In a nutshell, that is all we want for our guests so thank you for taking the time to articulate it so well. If you ever find yourselves back this way again, we'd love to see you and, until then, stay well and keep smiling. Best wishes from South-East Ireland. Lorraine, Garvin & Family x
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Cora D
1 review
“Old time charm with a splash of modern.”
Reviewed 18 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed at Chaple View cottage for a weekend in May. The living area was very spacious with an old time charm . At the heart of the cottage was a wood burning stove which gave great warmth and atmosphere on the chilly May evenings. We loved that both bedrooms were large and had their own bathrooms.The cottage is located in a very peaceful and quiet setting ,great for anyone looking to holiday in the heart of the countryside but within walking distance of a town. We loved what Thomastown had to offer with it's beautiful craft shops , bars ,restaurants and quaint cafes.

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Management Response
15 Jun 2015
Cora, thank you so much for this lovely review, our first (of many hopefully!). Being the first to stay at Chapel View, I'm really pleased that you liked the old world charm of the cottage, it is exactly what we were striving to achieve. Hopefully, as you mentioned to me, we will be seeing your again before long and you will get to explore more of what Kilkenny has to offer. Enjoy the summer and best regards to Tom and the children.
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Britta B
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2018 for a stay in August 2018
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